Trayvon Martin



Age: 17


Summary: Florida student who was shot to death by a Hispanic neighborhood watch volunteer identified as 28-year-old George Zimmerman (who claimed self-defense, although some evidence points to Zimmerman as the aggressor) while on his way home from a convenience store, in which the case has sparked national outrage because nearly a month later police had not arrested Zimmerman.



Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds


Born: February 5, 1995


Died: February 26, 2012


Location: Sanford, Florida